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Air pollution battle in India needs a sense of urgency

If India takes the top place in GDP growth globally, why we have such lower targets in meeting air quality over five years, particularly considering the fact that it is the 65 percent of India’s young population would be the main victims of the worsening air quality, writes Rajendra Shende for South Asia Monitor . 

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With 100% organic farming, India's Sikkim state wins FAO's Future Policy Gold Award

Sikkim, India's northeastern state bordering China,  has won the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO) Future Policy Gold Award for its achievement in becoming the world's first totally organic agriculture state. 

Making 'sustainable' choices: Sikkim’s policies are setting the agenda

Sikkim is a success story because its goals are supplemented by proper policies and implementation.   

Unique India-China field research expedition for ecosystem conservation

In an era where joint military exercises led by the governments in the oceans and mountains are  the strategic ways  to combat a common enemy, NGOs in India and China are carrying out joint field research exercise to fight another common enemy -  loss of biodiversity.

Climate directly linked to culture, says Modi after getting UNEP award

Climate and culture are directly linked as without this calamity cannot be avoided, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said after he was conferred the 'Champions of Earth' award of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) in New Delhi on Wednesday.

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Air pollution battle in India needs a sense of urgency

If India takes the top place in GDP growth globally, why we have such lower targets in meeting air quality over five years, particularly considering the fact that it is the 65 percent of India’s young population would be the main victims of the worsening air quality, writes Rajendra Shende for South Asia Monitor . 

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Bangladesh, ADB sign deal for rural road network

 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Bangladeshi government have signed an agreement for $200 million in loans to improve the rural road network in Bangladesh.

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